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Brandon man, 30 , accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl


Published:   |   Updated: July 8, 2013 at 11:28 AM

A 30-year-old Brandon man was arrested in an Oldsmar park Sunday morning after patrol deputies determined he was having sex with a 15-year-old girl, authorities said.

Taurean Roberto Graham, of 2026 Brandon Crossing Circle, No. 302, faces a charge of lewd and lascivious battery, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said.

Deputies were on routine patrol in the park just after midnight Sunday. when they observed a car in a parking lot, the sheriff's office said. The deputies approached the car and determined Graham was having sex with the girl, the sheriff's office said.

Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit interviewed Graham, who admitted to having sex with the girl, the sheriff's office said.

Graham knew the girl, but no other information was released that could identify her.

The investigation is ongoing.

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